Monthly archives: March, 2017

Misconceptions About Feminism

In today’s society, if you say you’re a feminist people will tend to have a lot of opinions. Among those opinions tend to be many misconceptions. In this article, I would like to discuss some of those misconceptions, as well as provide information as to why they are wrong. 1. Feminists hate men One of …

Womens Month 2017: Feminism And Its Campaign On Men’s Issues

The main critique of feminism, other than the many times it is confused with misandry, has always been that it is supposedly exclusionary of men’s issues. For intersectional feminism ideals to be enforced effectively, the domino effect that feminism has on helping mens issues should be  spoken about more widely. Feminism campaigns for an end …

Women’s Month 2017: Women In Science

We have it tougher. It’s no surprise. Take a walk around your campus and tell me how many girls are majoring in Education or Nursing. Lots. Almost all students in those degrees are females. But if we take a walk around the Chemistry, Biology or Engineering buildings, we’ll see mostly men. For centuries, we assumed …

Why Are We Still Supporting Abusive People?

On February 26th, 2017, the 89th Academy Awards aired. I always enjoy watching the Oscars, it’s fun to live tweet and talk about the winners with my friends. I was having a great time until the winner for Best Actor was announced. It was Casey Affleck. I was appalled at the fact the Academy had …

Covering Up Innocence

One of the most prominent, troubling memories I have from being a child would have to be when friends of the family would come over to our house, and before they arrived my mother would say, “There are men coming over, go put on longer pants.”  At the time of course I jumped up and …

Your Body Is You: How I Learned to Love Myself

I remember as early as six years old that I struggled to see myself as beautiful. Every day, I would get up and get dressed. I didn’t dress like any of the other girls in my classes and I was okay with that. My signature look was a headband that would push all of my hair …

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